We’ll use this page to provide information distributed by insurance carriers, federal and state insurance related departments, and other insurance or small business resources as it is received.
Although we attempt to vet all the information we receive, the volume of information and the fluid nature of the pandemic itself, may cause some mixed messaging.
About a quarter of adult internet users search online for information about health insurance, including private insurance, Medicare, or Medicaid, according to the Pew Research Center.
Right now, 75 million baby boomers are … Read More
Traditional long-term care insurance is no longer the only way to pay for future long-term care expenses.
The longstanding deterrent to traditional long-term care purchases is the “use it or lose it” concern that most insureds … Read More
Who typically purchases long-term care insurance (LTCi) policies? We’ve got your answer.
When you sell non-primary forms of coverage, such as LTCi, it’s critical you develop a clear image of what qualified prospects will look … Read More
When you became an insurance agent, did you know you were getting more than a sales job? It’s true! Your role is equal parts sales and customer service.
Keeping in touch with your clients provides real results – and we’ve got the … Read More
With less than two months to take advantage of Medicare’s biggest selling season, agents undoubtedly feel a lot of pressure to be productive during the Annual Enrollment Period.
We’ve put together some ideas to manage your stress … Read More
Whether it’s your first AEP, or you’ve been at it for years, it’s always good to start on the right foot.
Keep these tips in mind to get the most out of your time this Annual Enrollment Period. Read More
Do you struggle with promoting yourself or your business? All day long, there’s a lot of noise pinging from various media channels. It’s never been easier to shout your message from the proverbial rooftop. Read More
If you’re a senior health insurance agent looking to grow your business, selling solely Medicare Advantage plans and/or Medicare Supplements will only get you so far.
You know better than to “put all of your eggs in one basket” in … Read More
You’ve heard it before, “variety is the spice of life.” People come in all shapes and sizes, so naturally, Part D prescription drug plans will too.
From premiums and deductibles to copays and coverage gaps, there are … Read More
The Agent Survival Guide focuses a lot on preparing you for the ever-changing Medicare Advantage market and its Annual Enrollment Period. But did you know there’s a Medicare product available to the growing senior population that … Read More
Strategizing your sales during Medicare lock-in is a surefire way to carry your business through the health insurance doldrums.
It’s what can set your business apart from a seasonally profitable to an annually profitable endeavor. Read More
Outside of Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period (AEP), you may feel that your chances to engage with new clients are limited, but what if we said they’re not?
Just because you can’t enroll clients in Medicare … Read More
It may be the lock-in period, but that doesn’t mean you have to put your business on lock-down.
There are quite a few to ways to unlock more sales during Medicare’s nearly 10-month off-season, and working with beneficiaries in … Read More
Do you have a client who is unhappy with their new private health plan? Inform them they can still switch health coverage during the Medicare Advantage Disenrollment Period (MADP).
As you know, every year from October 15 to … Read More
Client loyalty can make or break a business. Building relationships with people that are relying on an agent to guide them through the choppy waters of health care coverage makes all the difference. Read More
It’s that time of year again. The Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) has come and gone, and the Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period (OEP) is here. How can you make the most of this Special Election Period (SEP)? Read More
Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the 2016 premiums and deductibles for the Medicare inpatient hospital (Part A) and physician and outpatient hospital services (Part B) programs. Read More